Now an organic, sustainable
alternative for peat: Coco Peat!
Out performs peat and saves the peat bogs! We have the highest
quality coir bricks.
Coco Peat makes an excellent growing medium for hydroponics, soil mixes,
plant growing. This clean coir has natural rooting hormones and anti-fungal
properties. It is a 100% organic product.
Coco Peat Facts
Coco peat can be used in seed
bedding plants, planters, soil mixes, gardens, container plants. Anywhere you would use peat moss. The
properties of Coco Peat make it resistant to bacterial and fungal growth.
Coco Peat holds water rather than shedding it
like traditional peat does! It holds 8-9 times it's weight in water.
Coco Peat has the ability to store and release
nutrient to plants for extended periods of time. It also has great oxygenation properties
which is important for healthy root development.
It has a pH of 5.0-6.8 which is neutral to
slightly acidic. This makes it great for alkaline garden soils.
Easy to use! Just put your compressed Coco
Peat brick in a container, add 4 quarts of warm water and let it sit until the water is
absorbed, fluff it up and you are ready to use Coco Peat!
Coco Peat can even be reused for up to 4
Vermiculture: Coco peat makes
a great bedding material for worm
bins! It's actually good for them and increases
worm growth by 25%.
Coco Peat is very slow to
disintegrate, whereas peat breaks down within two years
Coco Peat only begins to break down when it is
10 years old.
Peat moss is strip mined from peat bogs which are a non renewable
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Coco Peat is made from coconut husk fiber:
a by product from the coconut harvesting process.
Coco Peat is guaranteed to be weed and pathogen
Easy to use!
1/3 cubic foot brick is:
One brick makes approximately 4 quarts of fluffy,
wonderful smelling soil amendment
Larger orders of Coco Peat
will ship Parcel Post or FedEx
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PH 5.0 – 6.8
C:N ratio 80:1
Total pore space (v/v) 94 – 96 %
Air filled porosity (v/v) 10 – 12 %
Water hold capacity (DW) 8–9 times
Cellulose (w/w, DW) 20 – 30 %
Lignin (w/w, DW) 65 – 70 %
Organic matter (w/w, DW) 94 – 98 %
Organic carbon (w/w, DW) 45–50 %
Cation exchange capacity 60 – 130 m
Eq./100g Ash (DW) 3 – 6 %